On the official Twitter account for the anime adaptation of the light novels written by Reki Kawahara, Sword Art Online, it was announced that the single "I will ..." performed by Eir Aoi, will be released in advance on July 20, later to be released in CD format in Japan on August 12. This song will be used as the closing theme for the second part of Sword Art Online: Alicization - War of Underworld.
【ED テ ー マ CD 発 売 決定！】
藍 井 エ イ ル さ ん が 歌 う ED テ ー マ 「I will…」 が 8/12 に 発 売 決定！
CD の 発 売 に 先 駆 け て 、 7/20 (月) に 先行 配 信 も ス タ ー ト い た し ま す！
▶ 詳細 は こ ち ら https://t.co/8gI1fWQ7Qg#sao_anime pic.twitter.com/BV4jwwADV4- ア ニ メ ソ ー ド ア ー ト ・ オ ン ラ イ ン 公式 (@sao_anime) June 13, 2020
For its part, the series will premiere on July 11 in Japan, after being delayed from its original release date in April due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on production.
The Serie Sword Art Online: Alicization It is an adaptation of the "Arc Alicization" from Reki Kawahara's series of light novels that will air in a total of four arcs. "War of Underworld" will consist of 23 episodes, the first 12 being broadcast in the first part released in October 2019.
For his part, Reki Kawahara began publishing the novels independently in 2002, and subsequently published it through the publisher. Kadokawa in April 2009, counting to date with 23 volumes. The franchise is one of the most successful light novel series in Japan, considered the light novel of the decade by fans.
Synopsis of Sword Art Online: Alicization - War of Underworld
Kirito suddenly wakes up in a vast and fantastic forest full of towering trees. In his search for clues that indicate where he is, he runs into a boy who seems to know him. It seems to be a simple NPC, but its conversation and depth show that it could be a human. As they search together for the boy's parents, a memory begins to echo in his head, a memory from his own childhood, where this boy and another girl appear, who also has golden hair and a name that he should never have forgotten: Alice.
Source: Natalie Comic
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